Care group appoints regional director

The Hica care group has appointed Lisa Barnes as its regional director.

The Hull-based company operates 19 care homes, two retirement villages and domiciliary home care across the north.

Lisa, who has 20 years of industry experience, will operate out of the organisation's Buckshaw Retirement Village premises in Chorley.

She will oversee the region's operations, which she describes as everything from ensuring business development to strategic and operational aspects of care delivery.

Penni Brown, chief executive at Hica Group said: “We have developed a strategic approach to developing our services across the North West and are investing wisely to ensure care in the area is maintained at a high level. "Lisa has started to streamline services and bring together provisions while maximising best practice and quality standards in line with regulatory guidelines."